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Midway CME Church, Thomas County

On the outskirts of Thomasville, Georgia, there is a historic church that served the Black community for years. It and the cemetery have fallen in disrepair over the years. There is a movement to clean-up and restore the cemetery which contains many formerly enslaved people. More information can be found on Facebook on how to help save the cemetery.

Piney Grove Church, Thomas County

The Piney Grove Church sits on the land that is known as the Pebble Hill Plantation. Built in 1936, this is the third church to be on the grounds of the plantation. Kate Hanna Ireland Harvey was given the land in 1901 and had a church built to provide religious services to the staff and visitors.